Ryan Franklin

St. Louis Cardinals #31 - Pitcher

  • Born: 03/05/73
  • Age: 41
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 190

This Day in Reds History: RIP Schottzie


On this day in Reds history, Cincinnati shortstop Tommy Corcoran set a major league record that still stands. Do you know which record it is?

Learning to Appreciate Edward Mujica

Why this isn't the same as Ryan Franklin and you can skip the liquor.

Until the Mujica stops

The St. Louis Cardinals' newest de facto closer is Edward Mujica. He'd be an odd choice, if he weren't in the middle of the best run of his career.

Hall of Fame rules of disengagement


Protest ballots dominated the 2013 Hall of Fame column cycle. Here are some questions I think people who aren't voting for steroid users should address.

This Day in LSB History


Two years ago today, we discussed Ryan Franklin being high pissed because he couldn't bring his guns into the locker room anymore.

The unquantifiable relief of rooting for Tony La Russa

Now that he's retired from managing the St. Louis Cardinals I'll miss the unquantified emotional advantage I got from watching a Tony La Russa team

Have We Seen The Last Of Ryan Franklin?


I'll be the 3,367th to mention this ... The Cardinals are in the World Series despite losing their ace starter to elbow surgery in the spring and their ace reliever to brutally obvious...

World Series 2011: Jason Motte, The Almost-Perfect Reliever


The Cardinals had bullpen problems earlier this year. A few months later, they won a pennant because of their bullpen depth, and their new closer is a huge part of this newfound strength.

A Little Heat for 2012


Yesterday was a reminder that the Phillies, despite looking a bit lost at the end of the regular season are still a powerful and competent team in virtually every aspect of the game. Yesterday's...

Cardinals Inch Closer to Postseason with New Closer


For the last two weeks, I had secretly written articles to spur the Cardinals onto continued success.  It was all reverse psychology and now I'll nimbly jump on the band wagon! Okay, okay. That's a...

MLB Trade Rumors: St. Louis Cardinals Looking At Starters, Per Anonymous Source, Common Sense


The St. Louis Cardinals are connected in MLB trade rumors to starting pitchers in a recent tweet.

Claude Romeo Arrives: A Play In One Act

Colby Rasmus lets the trade rumors get to his head in a St. Louis Cardinals play in one act.

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